Morphology Data of Pylorobranchus hoi
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. McCosker, J.E., K.-H. Loh, J. Lin and H.-M. Chen, 2012
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral eel-like
Cross section compressed
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

This moderately elongate myrophin is distinguished by the following characters: tail 52%-59% of

TL; dorsal fin arising in anterior trunk region; median fins elevated; pectoral fin rounded, developed,

twice eye diameter; gill opening preceded anteromedially by a small lappet-like fleshy protuberance;

rear margin of orbit above rictus; cephalic pores developed, SO 1+3, IO 4+2, POM 6+3, and ST 3

present; teeth conical, developed, uniserial in jaws and vomer; coloration brown, median fins white,

anal-fin membrane black posteriorly; vertebral formula 30.3/62.7/182.3, total vertebrae 182 or 183 (Ref. 92848).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Pylorobranchus hoi

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total 182 - 183

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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